Men’s sandals say more about your fashion sense than you probably realise. And whether you are a ‘sports slides’ by the pool guy, a ‘Vespa and rolled up trousers’ guy, or a leather Birkenstock loving ‘swag man’, you are going to want to purchase the best men’s sandals to suit your ‘look’.

While we admit it’s hardly neuroscience, from personal experience, misunderstood ‘resort chic’ invitations and many wasted dollars spent, we can tell you this purchasing decision is not as simple as it seems. Firstly, you need to decide what style of men’s sandals are best for you.

Australians hold onto their ‘thongs’ with vice-like grips, for example (that’s flip-flops for those who live everywhere else), yet the influx of slides now dominates the vast majority of beaches and poolsides.

You also have the more sophisticated options to contend with, using materials including leather and suede, for pairs that can comfortably be paired with a pair of chino shorts and a smart button-down shirt for evening drinks on the town.

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